Author: Chelsea Gohd

Climate change is the long-term, continued shifting of temperatures and weather patterns on planet Earth; an evolution driven by human activities. In the over 4.5 billion years that Earth has existed, orbiting the sun in the small stellar neighborhood we call home, our planet has gone through many changes. But humans have had a profound impact.Burning fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) produces “greenhouse gasses” like carbon dioxide. These gases, which are produced in industries including agriculture, energy and more, have earned this name because once in Earth’s atmosphere, they trap heat against our planet, preventing it from escaping and creating…

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